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Imperfective verbs in Russian language

Imperfective verbs in Russian
We continue the theme of the perfective and imperfective verbs in Russian. Tenses forms of Russian verbs do not match to different tenses forms of verbs in the English language. Временны́е формы русских глаголов не соответствуют различным временны́м формам глаголов в английском языке. Where we use the imperfective verbs in Russian, there  English language use different forms of the verb “To be, to use, to have”. Там, где мы используем глагол несовершенного вида (НСВ), в английском языке употребляются разные формы глаголoв… | Read more

Perfective and Imperfective Russian verbs

Perfective and Imperfective aspect in Russian
The verb is of fundamental importance in the Russian language. In ancient Russian  ГЛАГОЛ – verb denotes  СЛОВО- the word. You say «do not make me laugh»-не делай меня смеющимся in English,  НЕ СМЕШИ –we say in Russian. Глагол имеет основное значение в русском языке. В древнем русском языке ГЛАГОЛ обозначал СЛОВО. Англичане говорят «don’t make me laugh», русские «Не смеши меня». Ask any Russian to put the verb СМОЧЬ (To be able to)  in the form of the present tense.  First, he  will say СМОГУ. You tell him – СМОГУ is the future tense of form.… | Read more

Let’s have a Russian bath

Let's have a bath.
The Russian amusement and treatment What is the Russian bath? Perhaps, for our climate Russian bath is the best way to warm up, to get relax and a rest. I will tell you about the tradition of visiting Russian bathhouses, where you can warm up the soul of maple, birch or oak twigs. Пожалуй, для нашего климата русская баня- самое лучшее средство, чтобы согреться, расслабиться и отдохнуть. Я расскажу вам о традиции посещения русских бань, где можно от души попариться кленовыми, березовыми или дубовыми вениками.   В парилке русской… | Read more

Possessive pronouns in Russian language

possessive pronouns
Possessive pronouns Possessive pronouns indicate which person belongs to a given object. They answer the questions: Чей? Чья? Чьё? Чьи? Whose?  Possessive pronouns МОЙ my, ТВОЙ your, НАШ our, ВАШ your, point to belonging to the first (МОЙ, НАШ) and second person (ТВОЙ, ВАШ) and vary by gender, a number and a case. Gender and number and a case of possessive pronouns is determined by the noun to which they belong. Притяжательные местоимения указывают на лицо, которому принадлежит  данный объект. Они отвечают на вопросы : Чей? Чья? Чьё? Чьи? Указательные местоимения … | Read more

Nicholas II Tsar of Russia

Nicholas II tsar of Russia
Nicholas II is a grandson of Queen Victoria Nicholas II and George V Nicholas II (the Russian tsar, was born on 6 May,1868) and George V ( the English king) are cousins, the grandsons of Queen Victoria. Николай II (русский царь, родился 6 мая 1868) и Георг V (английский король) являются двоюродными братьями, внуки королевы Виктории. George V was born on June 3, 1865 at Marlborough House (London), His father – Edward VII, mother – Alexandra Danish. Her sister, Maria Feodorovna – the wife of the Russian Tsar Alexander III and mother of Nicholas II. Георг V родился 3 июня 1865 в Мальборо (Лондон), Его… | Read more

The birthday of Alexander Pushkin is UN Russian Language Day

russian language day
June 6 is UN Russian Language Day А.С. Пушкин It is a birthday of Alexander Pushkin, the greatest of all Russian writers, the father of modern Russian literature. He was born in 1799 in a Russian noble family in Moscow. His matrilineal great grandfather Abram Gannibal was an African kidnapped and brought to Russia as a gift for the tsar Peter the Great and had grown up and risen to become an aristocrat. Alexander Pushkin published his first poem at the age of fifteen, and was widely recognized by the literary establishment by the time of his graduation from the Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum. While under the strict surveillance of the Tsar’s political police and unable to publish, Pushkin wrote his most famous play, the drama Boris Godunov. His novel in verse, Eugene… | Read more